The price of local government in 2017: Village of Crestwood
That's an increase of 248.7 percent from 2016, when the village spent $22.68 million, or $4,799 per household.
Crestwood has 4,725 households and a population of 11,039.
Since 2001, the Village of Crestwood budget has grown by 274.9 percent, from $21.10 million. The village population has fallen 1.9 percent over the same period, from 11,251.
Salaries accounted for 5.9 percent of village spending in 2017. Crestwood property taxpayers paid $4.63 million for 34 full-time employees and 209 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 26 full-time employees and 149 part-time employees, and spent $2.36 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.